Rosecrance names new vice president of payer relations

Rosecrance  announced Lisa Primm has been appointed vice president of payer relations. Primm’s primary responsibility will be elevating the visibility of Rosecrance and creating connections with key insurance companies. Prior to her new position, Primm was director of outreach at Rosecrance and she will maintain some of her responsibilities with national referral accounts. With more than […]

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AAR’s new partnership with Rock Valley College to enhance aviation maintenance instruction

AAR, a global provider of aviation services, and Rock Valley College today announced expansion of their aviation maintenance education and training partnership to enhance instruction, student’s job experiences and career prospects. The new AAR EAGLE Career Pathway Program at Rock Valley will expand the college’s aviation maintenance technology curriculum to include job shadowing and mentoring […]

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Rock Valley College welcomes VP of community outreach and strategic partnerships

Rock Valley College announced the appointment of Chris Lewis as the college’s vice president of community outreach and strategic partnerships. In this role, Lewis will be responsible for the internal and external design, development and implementation of college-wide strategic and operational planning activities, and conducting community needs analysis that will expand the college’s external community […]

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Pearson hires KMK Media Group as Advertising Agency of Record for 10th year

Pearson Plumbing, Heating and Pest Control, of Rockford, hired KMK Media Group as its advertising agency of record for the tenth consecutive year. KMK currently partners with Pearson’s to create communication and marketing tools.

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Alliant Energy names JP Brummond vice president of business planning

John Larsen, president and chief operating officer of Alliant Energy Corp., announced that JP Brummond has been named vice president of business planning. In his role, Brummond will be responsible for developing an energy resource and infrastructure plan that takes advantage of newer technologies to meet customer needs for cleaner, affordable energy. Brummond has been […]

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Don O’Day promoted to executive vice president chief banking officer

David McCoy, president of First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT), announced that Don O’Day has been promoted to executive vice president chief banking officer. In this position, he will play a key role in the execution of the bank’s strategy as he continues to lead the commercial and consumer banking sales teams. O’Day earned […]

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Parkway Products and Littlestar Plastics join forces

Parkway Products, LLC announced today that it has recently acquired Machesney Park molding and machining company, Littlestar Plastics. The Machesney Park, IL facility will continue operations with the current leadership team and becomes Parkway’s ninth North American production facility. Littlestar Plastics CEO and founder, Philip Preston will join Parkway in a key role directing aerospace […]

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First National Bank and Trust raises money for Caritas

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) recently raised $840 for Caritas as part of the annual Holidazzle event in downtown Beloit. For a suggested donation of $1, patrons visiting the bank during the Holidazzle could enjoy a beverage and snacks as they shopped. Over $800 was raised with all proceeds donated to Caritas to support […]

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Mercyhealth donates $100,000 to Blackhawk Technical College nursing program

Mercyhealth recently announced a $100,000 donation to Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing program in Rock County. The funds will go towards BTC’s Nancy B. Parkers Nursing Scholars Program. The program targets high-achieving students who have been accepted into the BTC nursing program but have financial need. In recognition of the donation, BTC has renamed a simulation lab […]

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NorthStar Medical Technologies announces appointment of senior vice president and chief financial officer

NorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC, announced the appointment of Paul Estrem as senior vice president and chief financial officer.  Estrem holds financial responsibility for the operations of the company, reporting to president and chief executive officer Stephen Merrick. Estrem, former chief financial officer at Melinta Therapeutics, Inc., brings to NorthStar more than 30 years of financial experience […]

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